Posts Tagged ‘ NLP ’

Your words’ worth

Apr 14th, 2014 | By
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There are a thousand books on body language and another thousand on how to get ahead in your career; both of them consciously or subconsciously use Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP). A theory expounded by John Grinder and Richard Brandler in the ’70s, NLP describes the fundamental dynamics between mind (neuro) and language (linguistic) and how their

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Traumatic Life Events Are the Biggest Cause of Anxiety and Depression

Feb 25th, 2014 | By

More than two thirds of all adults will experience at least one traumatic event in their lifetime. It’s an event like this that may lead many to experience anxiety and depression. In fact, an October 2013 study found that traumatic life events were the biggest determinant, beating out family history of mental health, income, education,

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Research: The Brain Perceives Social Rejection as Physical Pain

Jan 14th, 2014 | By

The fear of social rejection is a driving force in many people’s lives. It explains why people are afraid of speaking in public, can be an underlying cause for mental illness such as social anxiety, and is the reason why many people prefer to keep to themselves. Social pain is a term that many psychologists

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Your Dark Side: Own It or It Owns You

Nov 12th, 2013 | By
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Do you have feelings that you hate? Do you do things you hate? Is there a part of yourself that you wish you could kill? Welcome to the dark side of your psyche. It’s for real…and it lurks beneath the surface of your conscious awareness, just outside of your control. Your dark side cares nothing

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12 Surprising Facts about Eating Disorders that you Should Know

Nov 7th, 2013 | By
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By Jennifer Bundrant From an early age we are fed the idea of the “perfect” body image. Some of us don’t even realize this because it’s everywhere – TV shows, movies, magazines, commercials. These idealistic images become an everyday part of life. For some of us it has no real effect. We go about our

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Vitamin D Clue? Mental Health Queries Drop During Summer

Oct 17th, 2013 | By

Google searches for mental health related issues drop dramatically during summer months. This is according to new research published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. John W. Ayers, PhD of the Graduate School of Public Health at San Diego State University explains, “The Internet is a game changer. By passively monitoring how individuals search

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Shocking: The Damage Chronic Anger Does to your Body

Sep 27th, 2013 | By

Chronic anger is so damaging to your body that it may out rank smoking, obesity and a high-fat diet as a risk factor for chronic disease and early death. Worse, no one seems to know what to do with it. You shouldn’t suppress anger, say some, as that only enhances the physical damage. You shouldn’t

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Seven Ways to Redefine Overeating So You Will Stop

Sep 26th, 2013 | By

One of the basic presuppositions of NLP or Neurolinguistic Programming is that meaning is malleable. Meaning is subjective and open to personal interpretation. This means that you can change the perceived meaning of just about anything as long as you are somewhat conscious and mentally flexible. So often we behave as if overeating were something

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Research: Your Reasons for Change Make all the Difference

Jun 17th, 2013 | By
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What leads to happiness and well-being during the process of change? According to research, your underlying reasons – the why of change – is what makes all the difference. For a moment, forget your preoccupation with how to change and focus on the reasons why you want to change your life. Research from the University

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Hypnotension may recommend the ‘Nordic diet’ to cut cholesterol

Jun 16th, 2013 | By
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Lower high blood pressure naturally This new diet is particularly easy for people in the UK to adopt as the ingredients are readily available. The Hypnotension programme recommends that people with high blood pressure should adopt the ‘Mediterranean diet’ known as the DASH diet. It is one of the leading eating plans for health for

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